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New York Times, Friday, May 16, 2014

1959 hit with the lyric "One day I feel so happy, next day I feel so sad"

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Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Will Shortz
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 2014, The New York Times5/16/14 ( No. 23,565 )
Across
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Director in "A Chorus Line" : ZACH
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Pistol packer in a 1943 #1 hit : MAMA
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Make eyes pop and jaws drop : AMAZE
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Paradoxical assertion, perhaps : ILIE
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Writer of the 644-line poem "Ibis" : OVID
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Stage : PUTON
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Seasonal servings : NOGS
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1969 Rolling Stones album : LETITBLEED
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Like some long flights : COASTTOCOAST
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Part of une fraternité : FRERE
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He called the U.S. pres. a "glorified public relations man" : HST
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Abbr. on some clothing tags : IRR
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Part of a filled-out survey: Abbr. : ANS
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Admiral who bombarded Tahiti in 1914 : SPEE
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It often results in changes across the board : HOSTILETAKEOVER
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1959 hit with the lyric "One day I feel so happy, next day I feel so sad" : ATEENAGERINLOVE
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At any price : WHATEVERITTAKES
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Not meant for specialists : GENERALINTEREST
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Some Blu-ray players : RCAS
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First of 66 books: Abbr. : GEN
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Fix : SET
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Couch problem : SAG
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March Madness, with "the" : NCAAS
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Charges at the door : ENTRANCEFEES
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Swan song : LASTHURRAH
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"Who ___?" : ISNT
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Emmy-winning Ed : ASNER
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The "O" in F. A. O. Schwarz : OTTO
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Looking up : ROSY
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Nelson Mandela's mother tongue : XHOSA
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Sound heard during a heat wave : WHEW
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Event with touches : EPEE
Down
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Corrosion-preventing coating : ZINC
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Not very affable : ALOOF
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With 56-Down, refuse to be cleaned out from a poker game? : CIGAR
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Literature Nobelist before Gide : HESSE
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Stream on the side of a mountain, perhaps : MOLTENLAVA
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Car name that's Latin for "desire" : AVEO
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McConnell of the Senate : MITCH
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"Peace out" : ADIOS
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Black-and-white transmissions, briefly? : APBS
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Like most brain neurons : MULTIPOLAR
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Had a beef? : ATE
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Actress Kazan or Kravitz : ZOE
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One may get a pass : END
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Picture on a chest, for short? : TAT
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They often spot people : TRAINERS
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Withdraw : REVOKE
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Minor parish officers : REEVES
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Jason of "How I Met Your Mother" : SEGEL
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Five to nine, maybe, but not nine to five : SENTENCE
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Big bass, in fishing lingo : HAWG
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Ones remaining : OTHERS
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Activity that proceeds hand to hand? : SEANCE
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Heart-to-hearts : TETEATETES
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___ Jon (fashion label) : TERI
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"Give me ___" : ARING
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Product for young string players? : KITTENCHOW
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Ones remaining : REST
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Good name for a worrywart? : STU
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Achilles' undoing : ARROW
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Wayne's pal in "Wayne's World" : GARTH
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Extremely excited : AFIRE
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Ancient master of didacticism : AESOP
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Pick up : SENSE
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Drag racers' governing grp. : NHRA
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___ Grey, alter ego of Marvel's X-Man : NATE
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Extraocular annoyance : STYE
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Like some oversight : LAX
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See 3-Down : ASH
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___-cone : SNO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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